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Jerome Bixby

American short story writer, editor and scriptwriter

1923   -   1998

genre: science fiction
country of citizenship: United States of America
occupation: screenwriter, writer, science fiction writer, novelist

Drexel Jerome Lewis Bixby (January 11, 1923 – April 28, 1998) was an American short story writer and scriptwriter. He wrote the 1953 story "It's a Good Life" which was the basis for a 1961 episode of The Twilight Zone and which was included in Twilight Zone: The Movie (1983). He also wrote four episodes for the Star Trek series: "Mirror, Mirror", "Day of the Dove", "Requiem for Methuselah", and "By Any Other Name". With Otto Klement, he co-wrote the story upon which the science fiction movie Fantastic Voyage (1966), television series, and novel by Isaac Asimov were based. Bixby's final produced or published work so far was the screenplay for the 2007 science fiction film The Man from Earth. He also wrote many westerns and used the pseudonyms Jay Lewis Bixby, D. B. Lewis, Harry Neal, Albert Russell, J. Russell, M. St. Vivant, Thornecliff Herrick and Alger Rome (for one collaboration with Algis Budrys).
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Histoires de la fin des temps

1983 science fiction anthology in French, edited by Demètre Ioakimidis, Gérard Klein, and Jacques Goimard

author: Harry Harrison, Damon Knight, Peter Phillips, Fred Saberhagen, Katherine MacLean, Jack Vance, Ursula K. Le Guin, Daniel F. Galouye, Jerome Bixby, Cordwainer Smith, Cyril M. Kornbluth, Poul Anderson


It's a Good Life

short story by Jerome Bixby

author: Jerome Bixby

The Man from Earth


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